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Freedom from Religion: Rights and National Security

Amos N. Guiora

Abstract

Although many books on terrorism and religious extremism have been published in the years since 9/11, none of them written by Western authors calls for the curtailment of religious freedom and freedom of expression for the sake of greater security. Issues like torture, domestic surveillance, and unlawful detentions have dominated the literature in this area, but few, if any, major scholars have questioned the vast allowances made by Western nations for the freedoms of religion and speech. This book challenges the almost sacrosanct inviolability of these two civil liberties. By drawing the conn ... More

Keywords: religious freedom, freedom of expression, security, religion, speech, terrorism, Warren Jeffs, self-censorship, religious extremism, Israel

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199975907
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199975907.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Amos N. Guiora, author
University of Utah, United States